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Table 1 Patients Characteristics

From: Validity and reliability of the Korean version of the pediatric quality of life ESRD module

  Total No.(n,%) Total Hemodialysis Peritoneal Dialysis Transplant
   N % N % N % N %
  Gender         
  Male 44 47.8 5 11.4 20 45.5 19 43.2
  Female 48 52.2 6 12.5 24 50.0 18 37.5
  Age (mean ± SD) 12.1 ± 4.21 11.6 ± 5.26 12.6 ± 4.25 11.6 ± 3.84
  2-4 years: toddler 6 6.5 2 33.3 3 50.0 1 16.7
  5-7 years: young child 8 8.7 1 12.5 3 37.5 4 50.0
  8-12 years: child 26 28.3 1 3.8 10 38.5 15 57.7
  13-18 years: adolescent 52 56.5 7 13.5 28 53.8 17 32.7
  Cause of ESRD         
Child CGN 37 40.2 4 10.8 21 56.8 12 32.4
  CPN 3 3.3 0 0.0 1 33.3 2 66.7
  Genetic Disease 18 19.6 2 11.1 7 38.9 9 50.0
  Others 20 21.7 5 25.0 9 45.0 6 30.0
  Unknown cause 14 15.2 0 0.0 6 42.9 8 57.1
  Age at diagnosis of ESRD         
  ≤ 4 years 28 30.4 5 17.9 7 25.0 16 57.1
  > 4 years 64 69.6 6 9.4 37 57.8 21 32.8
  Duration after diagnosis of ESRD         
  < 5 years 51 55.4 6 11.8 35 68.6 10 19.6
  ≥ 5 years 41 44.6 5 12.2 9 22.0 27 65.9
  Father's age (mean ± SD) 45.2 ± 5.03 44.3 ± 4.43 45.7 ± 5.18 44.8 ± 5.09
  < 40 years 14 15.2 2 14.3 5 35.7 7 50.0
  ≥ 40 years 78 84.8 9 11.5 39 50.0 30 38.5
  Father's educational level         
  High school or below 44 47.8 5 11.4 19 43.2 20 45.5
  College or over 48 52.2 6 12.5 25 52.1 17 35.4
  Mother's age (mean ± SD) 42.5 ± 4.77 40.8 ± 4.14 43.3 ± 5.18 41.9 ± 4.28
Parent < 40 years 26 28.3 5 19.2 8 30.8 13 50.0
  ≥ 40 years 66 71.7 6 9.1 36 54.5 24 36.4
  Mother's educational level         
  High school or below 53 57.6 7 13.2 25 47.2 21 39.6
  College or over 39 42.4 4 10.3 19 48.7 16 41.0
  Parental marital status         
  Married 82 89.1 9 11.0 41 50.0 32 39.0
  Divorced, Separated 10 10.9 2 20.0 3 30.0 5 50.0
  Total 92 100.0 11 12.0 44 47.8 37 40.2
  1. CGN, chronic glomerulonephritis; CPN, chronic pyelonephritis; ESRD, end-stage renal disease.